Autumn Pumpkin Trinket Box...from Salad Bowls!

3 Materials
Easy

Two wooden salad bowls with a tiny hinge between them can be turned into a fun little trinket box, and in this case- one that looks like a pumpkin!.
Click HERE for the full step-by-step tutorial!
autumn pumpkin trinket box from salad bowls, crafts, repurposing upcycling, seasonal holiday decor
Finding these salad bowls at the thrift store made my upcycling heart sing! A little beat up, but perfect for this quick, yet fantastic project. So I snapped them up.
autumn pumpkin trinket box from salad bowls, crafts, repurposing upcycling, seasonal holiday decor
Those ridges screamed pumpkin to me, so I grabbed some orange craft paint and a sponge brush. I used my favorite technique to give it a rustic, vintage-y paint job. ( Check out the full tutorial for my DIY secrets! )
autumn pumpkin trinket box from salad bowls, crafts, repurposing upcycling, seasonal holiday decor
For the stem, I had expected to use a plain ole' drawer knob from a home salvage store. But this small salvaged swag / coat hook was perfectly gourd-y! Hard to look at it any other way now, eh?
autumn pumpkin trinket box from salad bowls, crafts, repurposing upcycling, seasonal holiday decor
Then, I transformed it into a positively DARLING trinket box in one final step! (Details on my blog!)
autumn pumpkin trinket box from salad bowls, crafts, repurposing upcycling, seasonal holiday decor
Isn't it just the cutest thing? I *REALLY* wish I had purchased all those salad bowls now. Oh well- Happy Fall! And pumpkin spice everything. :) Don't forget to head over to my blog post for each and every step for this project.

Suggested materials:

  • Salad bowls  (Thrift Store)
  • Paint  (Craft Store)
  • Hook  (Home salvage store)
Sadie Seasongoods

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